Burgess, Neil


Burgess, Neil
(1846-1910)
   Born in Boston, Neil Burgess began as a variety performer, but found his niche as a female impersonator in legitimate drama. His best roles, which he long kept active, were the Widow Bedott in a play of that title and Aunt Abby Prue in The County Fair (1889).

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